Today, I’m walking you through the easy math of figuring out your final shrinkage. I promise it’s a piece of cake! And even if the thought of high school algebra makes you break out in hives, you can do this.
I start with the importance of calculating shrinkage. You may think it’s just another thing to do. But it actually has a very serious purpose and that is to make you a better weaver! Then, I dive into the mathy math.
Please enjoy episode 150 right here. Warm up your calculator and let’s do it!
Show Notes –
Doing the math – I can completely appreciate the fact that we all learn differently. So, I like to include other links in order to give you options. I found a great blog post from Gist all about figuring up take-up and shrinkage! So, if you want to see it from a different angle, I’ve got you covered. This link will take you right to it.
More about shrinkage – An early episode of A Handwoven Experience tackled shrinkage and discussed what to look out for when estimating shrinkage in a project. It’s really fascinating! Click here to enjoy, “Shrinkage: Less Science and More Science Experiment”.
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